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WAHM Business Ideas: Great Businesses to Start in 2013

WAHM Best Businesses of 2012 / 2013

Thinking of starting your own business? Now is a great time to branch out and be on your own. The economy is rough and many women are deciding to launch their dream business now.

But what are the best businesses for 2013?

There are some trends and there are some perennials here, but all of them have HUGE growth potential for 2013 and beyond.

 1. Start your own PET GROOMING business. If you love animals, this could be a perfect business for you. It can be done on a shoestring (to start) and clients are already waiting to get little Fifi looking her best. Learn about how you can get trained and get on your way to making a good income with pet grooming...Click Here!

2. What's a HUGE industry and shows no signs of stopping? Medical. You can get in on this by learning the valuable skill of medical transcription. People are earning extremely large incomes, from home, doing this and you can, too. Get a well-reviewed guide to getting…

Get Leads Fast: Two Sure-Fire Methods

Needs Leads? Here are a couple sure-fire ways to get leads quickly.

Ask Permission
To get great leads, you first need to give permission to someone to market to them. By this we mean, you can offer a complimentary newsletter or send a postcard offering them a complimentary gift. If someone decides to take you up on your offer, they will contact you to get the free item. When they do this, they have given you "permission" to market to them. This is also known as "opt-in" marketing. The person has opted in to your program. They are now a bona-fide lead.

After you get the response from them, you can then add them to your regular mailing list, follow up with them for sales/questions, invite them to sales events. If you have an enticing offer, you will increase the amount of leads you get! By offering a free newsletter with helpful tips (for cooking, children, beauty--whatever your business target is) AND a free gift, you will get better, mo…

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WAHM Home Party Selling Objection Busters

Objections? Counter with these come-backs!

Selling can be fun, challenging, profitable and frustrating. It order to make it a little easier, be prepared with responses to some common objections:

I can buy it cheaper elsewhere
Can you get it with the same advantages (ingredients, etc.)?
Is it actually the same thing that you are buying elsewhere?

I can't afford it
Let me show you how it would be more cost-effective in the long run
Let me show you how long it will last
Let me show our payment options
We do offer discounts under the following circumstances
There will be a price increase on this soon
Let me show you how you could get it at a big discount (recruiting prospect)

It won't work for meTell me more about what you need
Why do you feel it won't work
We offer a money-back guarantee

I'll think about it
Is there additional information I can give you to help you decide?
Here's a sample you can try
We have a special promotion for a limited time
What questi…

WAHM BRAND: Make your home business stand out

Make Your Brand STICKY with these simple tips...
Doing a little branding of yourself? Make it stick with these simple tips...

Thanks to the uber-easy self promotion tools available, communicating with thousands (millions, even) is so easy. The internet will give you more personal branding opportunities than you could possibly use.

Stick to these simple tips:

1). Give to Get Marketing
Give away useful content; get a devoted reader. Be a real person and provide a little insight to you and your business to make people feel comfortable. The days of hiding behind your computer to pretend you're a big conglomerate are over. Don't try to be overly formal or jet out useless emails full of hype and fluff.

2). Balance is the key
Just because it's so easy to send a million emails a day doesn't mean you should. Build a following by providing generous content and always leave your readers wanting a little more. Your online reputation is important. Make us understand yo…

Networking Made Easy: 8 Tips That Work!

Networking Made Easy:
8 Tips That Work!
Networking Made Easy: 8 Tips That Work!

Networking can be fun (no, it’s really true!). It is sometimes a necessary business development and marketing function and a chance to let your community know you exist. It can be enjoyable and beneficial by meeting new contacts, creating alliances and making supportive friendships. However, sometimes these networking groups and functions can be a waste of time. Use these 8 tips to make your efforts more successful!
1. Be wise.

Choose the organizations you belong to by asking yourself: What do I need to help my business grow? Don’t spend time going to things that “might” be beneficial. Know upfront if it’s a group or function that can help you.
2. Have a goal.
Be prepared! Know what you want out of the function or group before you go. You will achieve more if you have a plan. You will also go home feeling more confident and successful if you meet your goal!
3. Do some digging.
Know what the group doe…